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Flag for Japan January 15, 2010 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Osaka, Japan

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Friday, January 15, 2010 at 5:09 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Osaka: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 4:47 PM

Maximum: Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 5:09 PM

Ended: Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 6:58 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 11 minutes


January 15, 2010 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Osaka

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The annular phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Osaka, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

4:47 PM Jan 155:09 PM Jan 155:09 PM Jan 15
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Local times for eclipse in Osaka on Friday, January 15, 2010

EventTime in OsakaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 15 at 4:47 PM241°West-southwest3.5°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximum EclipseJan 15 at 5:09 PM245°West-southwest0.2° below
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Since the Sun is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
SunsetJan 15 at 5:09 PM245°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJan 15 at 6:58 PM259°West22.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Osaka (JST – Japan Standard Time).

This eclipse is in progress during sunrise or sunset, so the Sun is displayed only partly in some phases, according to its altitude below the horizon. The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Osaka

Eclipse Visibility From OsakaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012May 21SolarAnnular
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Jun 6VenusTransit
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 6SolarPartial
2019Jul 17LunarPenumbral
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
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